Maalox Children's relieves symptoms of acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach. The right dose is based on weight. Don't take more than 3 tablets (ages 2-5) or 6 tablets (ages 6-11) in one day.
Maalox Children's Overview
Maalox Children's is an over the counter medication used to relieve symptoms of acid indigestion, heartburn, and sour stomach. The ingredient in Maalox Children's, is calcium carbonate, and belongs to a group of drugs call antacids. Antacids work by neutralizing the acid in the stomach and help reduce symptoms of heartburn.
This medication comes in a chewable tablet form and is usually 2-4 times a day as needed.
Common side effects of Maalox Children's include constipation and headaches.
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